Posts By: Rod

WMR 48 Views

A virtual walk around WMR 48 taken when we had it outside. Keith Bennet scanned the carriage and put together a virtual walk around showing inside, outside and underneath views. All views can be zoomed and rotated in the software at this link:- https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=A2ksEMz9JYE Virtual Tour Sponsored by: Keith Bennett Photography, Wellington www.keithbennettphotography.com Proshoot Ltd

Books for sale

The Society has a large collection of Second Hand Books for sale. Some in pristine condition, others not so.

New Book Release

Riding With Ces Gledhill Starting as a cleaner at Auckland in 1925, Ces worked his way around New Zealand seeking better wages and promotion, working his way up through the ranks. From cleaner, to fireman and eventually first-class engine drive

NZR D-class Locomotive

NZGR D-class steam locomotives New Zealand Government Railways operated a number of small four-coupled steam tank locomotives known as class D. Several went on to second careers with private owners. The NZR&LS Archives hold a number of working drawings of D class locomotives, which have all been scanned. Copies of these scans can now be… Read more »

A&G Price Drawings

In mid-2018 the New Zealand Railway & Locomotive Society Inc took on custodianship of the majority of the surviving engineering drawings from A&G Price and William Cable. The Price drawings date back to the mid-1890s while the Cable drawings date from after WWII. A small team has started listing and scanning those drawings that are… Read more »